Building Construction Quiz 1

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Building Construction Quiz 1

The quiz below is the second in a series of quizzes designed to help you with the Building construction finals that are just around the corner. Give it a shot and see how prepare you are after the two quizzes we have tackled. All the best and keep on practicing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A machine power tool used to cut ciurves or holes in floors and roofs for pipes. Has a small knife-shaped blade that moves up and down.
    • A. 

      Power Miter Saw

    • B. 

      Saber Saw

    • C. 

      Table Saw

    • D. 

      Blind Riveter

  • 2. 
    Tagalog vernacular for Nail Set.
    • A. 

      Pusi

    • B. 

      Piye

    • C. 

      Punsol

    • D. 

      Pasinta

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a type of budget contingency?
    • A. 

      Schematic Contingencies

    • B. 

      Escalation

    • C. 

      Construction Contingencies

    • D. 

      Design Contingencies

  • 4. 
    In a project schedule which of these choices comes first?
    • A. 

      Construction Administration

    • B. 

      Design Development

    • C. 

      Contract Negotiations

    • D. 

      Mobilization of Site

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The design consultant has its own sub consultants.

    • B. 

      The owner has a binding contract for both the designer and the contructor.

    • C. 

      The designer also acts as the project manager.

    • D. 

      Sub contractors are working independently from the main contractor.

  • 6. 
    The "working drawing" phase of the project, in which every aspect of the design is drawn to scale and appropriately specified.
    • A. 

      Construction Administration

    • B. 

      Design Development

    • C. 

      Schematic Design

    • D. 

      Construction Documents

  • 7. 
    Presentation to the client turn more to this issues of coordination and cost control and take into amount more specific feed back about the nature of rooms and spaces.
    • A. 

      Design Development

    • B. 

      Programming

    • C. 

      Schematic Design

    • D. 

      Construction Documents

  • 8. 
    Written information that clarifies or modifies the building documents, often issued during the bidding process.
    • A. 

      Change Order

    • B. 

      Addendum

    • C. 

      Alternate

    • D. 

      Substitution

  • 9. 
    A type of substrcture in a building without a basement, an unfinished accessible space below the first floor.
    • A. 

      Slab On Fill

    • B. 

      Basement

    • C. 

      Crawl Space

    • D. 

      Low-Rise Building

  • 10. 
    A relatively permanent enclosed structure constructed over a plot of land for habitable use.
    • A. 

      Residential Houses

    • B. 

      Building

    • C. 

      Construction

    • D. 

      Foundation

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Foundations

    • B. 

      Doors & Windows

    • C. 

      Columns & Beams

    • D. 

      Roof Framing Systems

  • 12. 
    A hand tool used to force open boards used in forming concrete.
    • A. 

      Pry Bar or "Kabilya"

    • B. 

      Sledgehammer or "Maso"

    • C. 

      Pry Bar or "Kabra

    • D. 

      Sledgehammer or "Sinsil"

  • 13. 
    A hand tool that has chisel-like teeth designed for ripping or cutting with or parallel to the grain of wood. 
    • A. 

      Rip Saw

    • B. 

      Cross Cut Saw

    • C. 

      Jig Saw

    • D. 

      Criss Cut Saw

  • 14. 
    A type of chisel used to trim metals.
    • A. 

      Wood Chisel

    • B. 

      Cold Chisel

    • C. 

      Gougees

    • D. 

      Metal Chisel

  • 15. 
    Used to place and trim mortar between bricks or concrete blocks.
    • A. 

      Brick Trowel

    • B. 

      Spade

    • C. 

      Pala

    • D. 

      Blind Riveter

  • 16. 
    A clamping device used in carpentry; consist of long bar with adjustable clamping jaws.
    • A. 

      Chisel

    • B. 

      Hammer

    • C. 

      Bar Clamp

    • D. 

      Clamp Master

  • 17. 
    A unit quantity for lumber equal to volume of a pice whose nominal dimensions are 12 inches square and 1 inch.
    • A. 

      Nominal Dimension

    • B. 

      Board Foot

    • C. 

      Linear Foot

    • D. 

      Standard Lumber Module

  • 18. 
    Hand tool used to fasten pieces of sheet metal.
    • A. 

      Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver

    • B. 

      Blind Riveter

    • C. 

      Nail Set

    • D. 

      Screw Gun

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Cast Iron

    • B. 

      Stainless Steel

    • C. 

      Pewter

    • D. 

      Galvanized Steel

  • 20. 
    This hand tool is like a nailer but are loaded with U-shaped staples instead of nails for fastening.
    • A. 

      Blind Riveter

    • B. 

      Power Drill

    • C. 

      Powder-Actuated Stud Driver

    • D. 

      Staplers

  • 21. 
    What hand tool is shown in the picture?
    • A. 

      Blind Riveter

    • B. 

      Nail Set

    • C. 

      Phillips Screw

    • D. 

      Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver

  • 22. 
    The regular length of time for a concrete to harden or to set.
    • A. 

      26 days

    • B. 

      28 days

    • C. 

      24 days

    • D. 

      20 days

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Hollow Concrete

    • B. 

      Unreinforced Concrete

    • C. 

      Stand Alone

    • D. 

      Plain Concrete

  • 24. 
    A calcined mixture of clay and limestone, finely pulverized and used as an ingredient in concrete and mortar.
    • A. 

      Stucco

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      Aggregates

    • D. 

      Sand

  • 25. 
    A hydraulic cement made by burning a mixture of clay and limestone in a rotary kiln and pulverizing the resulting clinker into a very fine powder.
    • A. 

      Portland

    • B. 

      Pozzolanic

    • C. 

      Stucco

    • D. 

      Mortar

  • 26. 
    This is the type of cement that was used in ancient times by the Romans. It is still used today wherein new technologies have improved its qualities.
    • A. 

      Portland Cement

    • B. 

      Pozzolanic Cement

    • C. 

      Mortar

    • D. 

      Low-Heat Cement

  • 27. 
    Subtances added to a concrete batch immediately before or during its mizing in order to alter or enhance specific property of concrete.
    • A. 

      Fine Aggregates

    • B. 

      Course Aggregates

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Admixtures

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Increasing the concrete's resistance to freezing

    • B. 

      Speed up setting time.

    • C. 

      Reduce water requirements of concrete.

    • D. 

      Acts as plasticizers.